Duterte defended from critics by daughter, Cayetano and allies

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Duterte defended from critics by daughter, Cayetano and allies 

By Lilian C. Mellejor

DAVAO CITY, Dec. 1 (PNA) -– The daughter of Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, Senator Alan Peter Cayetano and other close allies stood for the mayor versus criticisms on his womanizing and cussing Pope Francis following his proclamation as the official candidate of the Partido ng Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) for president.

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Priest’s death has nothing to do with Catholic Church policies, says vicar general

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Priest’s death has nothing to do with Catholic Church policies, says vicar general 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Oct. 6 — The Roman Catholic Church in Negros Oriental has clarified that the death of Fr. Antonio “Tony” Magalso has nothing to do with strict policies of the church, adding that some people these days have lost respect and sense for life.

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Cebuano to be nailed on the cross for the 21st time on Good Friday

April 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cebuano to be nailed on the cross for the 21st time on Good Friday 

By Eddie O. Brrita

CEBU CITY, April 2 (PNA) — Gilbert Bargayo will have himself crucified for the 21st time on Good Friday in Tuburan town, located some 100 kilometers southwest of Cebu City.

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Leyte mayors asked to take part in papal visit

December 30, 2014 by · Comments Off on Leyte mayors asked to take part in papal visit 

TACLOBAN CITY, Dec. 29 — Leyte Governor Leopoldo Dominico Petilla asked for town mayors in the province to take part in ensuring success of papal visit on Jan. 17, 2015.

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Franciscan nuns appeal for more donors for Dumaguete diocese’s feeding program

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on Franciscan nuns appeal for more donors for Dumaguete diocese’s feeding program 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Dec. 16 -– The Franciscan Sisters of the Poor assigned at the Diocese of Dumaguete are hopeful for more donors for the feeding program of the diocese which now has an increased number of beneficiaries each day.

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Archdiocese of Palo (Leyte) Rehabilitation Unit: From ‘Yolanda’ survivors to ‘Ruby’ responders

December 9, 2014 by · Comments Off on Archdiocese of Palo (Leyte) Rehabilitation Unit: From ‘Yolanda’ survivors to ‘Ruby’ responders 

MANILA, Dec. 9 — The Archdiocese of Palo Rehabilitation Unit (RRU), who was among those devastated by Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) last year, has embarked on a mission this time to give relief assistance to those who were affected by Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit) in Catbalogan City, Samar.

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(Feature) Dagupan produced 2 Catholic icons in its 400-year history

December 1, 2014 by · Comments Off on (Feature) Dagupan produced 2 Catholic icons in its 400-year history 

By Leonardo V. Micua

DAGUPAN CITY, Dec. 1 (PNA) — Unknown to many, Dagupan — in its 400 years as a parish — produced two martyrs who are now being recognized all over the world as among the icons of the Catholic Church.

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What you need to know about All Saints’ and All Souls’ Days (Feature)

November 5, 2014 by · Comments Off on What you need to know about All Saints’ and All Souls’ Days (Feature) 

By Kris M. Crismundo

MANILA, Oct. 31 (PNA) — “Undas,” “Todos los Santos,” “Araw ng mga Patay,” Halloween, All Saints’ Day, All Souls’ Day. Which is which?

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